What is the equation of the line with x-intercept 5 and y-intercept equal to 8?

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We know that the x-intercept =5 Then the line passes through the point (5,0)

Also we know that the y-intercept= 8, then the line passes through the point (0,8)

Now we have 2 points pass through the line, then we can calculate the slope (m)

m= (y2-y1)/(x2-x1)= -8/5

Then the...

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We know that the x-intercept =5 Then the line passes through the point (5,0)

Also we know that the y-intercept= 8, then the line passes through the point (0,8)

Now we have 2 points pass through the line, then we can calculate the slope (m)

m= (y2-y1)/(x2-x1)= -8/5

Then the equation is:

y-y1=m(x-x1)

y-8= (-8/5)(x-0)

y= (-8/5)x + 8

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